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JOSE GRACIA

Player profile

(Updated June 2017)
height
6'7"
year
Redshirt Senior
hometown
Delray Beach, Fla.
high school
Florida Virtual School

Honors

2016 USTA Clay Court Invitational doubles champion

Spring 2017:

Veteran presence and team captain in the number four spot in the lineup all season long…finished the season 12-7 in singles and 16-9 in doubles…along with Lucas Poullain, ended the year ranked No. 49 in doubles in the final ITA poll…at Texas Tech, earned first-career singles victory over a ranked player, defeating No. 104 Connor Curry 7-5, 6-2 to help spring the 4-1 Florida State win…clinched the upset victory over archrival Florida with a 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 win over Johannes Ingildsen on court four…opened conference play with five straight victories…clinched NCAA First Round victory over Arkansas, defeating Adam Sanjurjo in straight sets despite playing with a broken finger…steady force with Poullain at the No. 2 doubles court helped lead the Seminoles to 21 doubles points on the year…defeated No. 15 Luca Corinteli/Carl Soderlund of No. 2 Virginia

Fall 2016:

Represented the Seminoles in the Puerto Rico Invitational, Georgia Tech Invitational, and ITA Southeast Regional Championship in Tallahassee…finished the fall season an impressive 7-1 in doubles and 3-4 in singles

2015-16:

Finished 21-9 in singles and 20-7 in doubles…strong all season at Ct. 5 for the Seminoles, going 13-5 overall…team-high 9-3 mark in ACC singles…ended the season on a six-match winning streak, including against Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament and Baylor in the NCAA Tournament First Round…after a mid-season injury Terrell Whitehurst, Gracia paired with Terrance Whitehurst to go 10-2, including an eight-match win steak to end the year…went 8-1 in ACC action and 9-2 on Ct. 3…in doubles, won the Clay Court Invitational at Disney playing with Marco Nunez, winning four matches, including beating the No. 35 team in the country…due to their run at the CCI, Gracia and Nunez ranked No. 14 in the country in doubles entering the spring

2014-15:

Redshirt freshman finished the year third on the team with 19 singles wins and a 19-15 singles record…played primarily on Ct. 5, where he went 9-6 in the spring…finished 16-8 in doubles play, including a perfect 2-0 in ACC competition and 9-3 in the fall season…started the spring 8-1 in singles, including wins over ranked teams St. John’s, Michigan, Texas, and Alabama…led Florin Bragusi of eventual national runner-up Oklahoma in the third set when the match was called, and fell in a third-set tiebreaker against J.C. Aragone of eventual national champion Virginia…rallied from a first set loss against Thomas Weigel of NC State in the ACC Tournament to win 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) and help the Seminoles advance to the quarterfinals…both matches in the NCAA Tournament, against Troy and No. 8 Georgia, were unfinished.

2013-14:

Redshirt season after year ended early with a foot injury…went 8-4 in singles and 4-3 in doubles before injury.

High School:

Five-star, blue chip recruit from TennisRecruiting.net…ranked as high as No. 10 in the country and No. 1 in Florida.

Personal:

Born January 30, 1995…son of Jose and Georgina Gracia…majoring in sociology.